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Sun 01 Dec 2002
Americans capture Race of Champions' Nations Cup

Americans capture Race of Champions' Nations Cup

Gran Canaria, Spain - NASCAR Winston Cup stars Jeff Gordon and Jimmie Johnson teamed with 2002 World Superbike champion Colin Edwards to capture the Nation's Cup for the American team at this weekend's annual Michelin Race of Champions (ROC) here...

Wed 27 Nov 2002
U.S. team announced for Race of Champions Nations Cup

U.S. team announced for Race of Champions Nations Cup

U.S. joins eight countries for World Cup of Motorsport -- the 2002 Michelin Race of Champions Nations Cup. Team USA was among the first to announce involvement in this year's Michelin Race of Champions Nations Cup--the annual contest that...

Tue 01 Oct 2002
Michelin sommaire du Imola

Michelin sommaire du Imola

Colin Edwards (Castrol Honda-Michelin) Champion du Monde A l'issue de deux superbes courses, l'Américain Colin Edwards s'impose face à son rival Troy Bayliss (Ducati Infostrada-Michelin), auteur lui aussi de deux manches magnifiques. Grâce à...

Imola: Van Zon race notes

Imola: Van Zon race notes

Brilliant end to the season for Van Zon Honda TKR. In the final race of the year, Chris Vermeulen has left a lasting impression on World Supersport racing by claiming his second podium finish of the season. The 20 year old finished third at ...

Imola: Michelin race summary

Imola: Michelin race summary

Edwards blitzes to dramatic world title. Colin Edwards (Castrol Honda - Michelin) rockets to world championship victory with fantastic double win at Imola while title rival Troy Bayliss (Ducati Infostrada - Michelin) battles to the end to...

Imola: Benelli Sport race report

Imola: Benelli Sport race report

Benelli Sport¹s weekend ends in disappointment It was a disappointing end to the season for Benelli Sport at Imola, Italy today. Rider Peter Goddard crashed out of the race when oil escaping from the engine found its way onto his rear ...

Imola: Ten Kate race report

Imola: Ten Kate race report

Ten Kate Honda and Fabien Foret ­ World Champions! Fabien Foret showed his maturity today by riding to a sensible fifth place finish to clinch the World Supersport Championship in front of 97,000 fanatical motorcycle racing fans at the historic...

Sun 29 Sep 2002
Imola: Benelli Sport Saturday summary

Imola: Benelli Sport Saturday summary

Benelli Sport foiled by rain. The last round of the World Superbike championship, taking place at Imola, Italy, was today was a victim of a surprise rain shower. Rain fell heavily before the final qualifying session today spoiling Benelli...

Imola: Ten Kate Honda Saturday summary

Imola: Ten Kate Honda Saturday summary

Foret takes it easy as rain falls. Fabien Foret, who leads the World Supersport title chase by 17 points, decided to sit out a wet qualifying session, safe in the knowledge that he already had pole position wrapped up. "That was easy for me,"...

Sat 28 Sep 2002
Imola: Ten Kate Honda Friday notes

Imola: Ten Kate Honda Friday notes

It's all about Foret. Fabien Foret is a man on a mission: he wants to win the World Supersport Championship. He leads the title by 17 points from closest rival Katsuaki Fujiwara, and he's got off to the best possible start in Imola by ...

Fri 27 Sep 2002
Imola: Benelli Sport Friday notes

Imola: Benelli Sport Friday notes

Benelli Sport struggle at Imola. The Benelli Sport team struggled on the first day at Imola, finishing 20th in the first timed qualifying session. Rider Peter Goddard improved on his times in free practice, but just as he lapped faster on the...

Thu 26 Sep 2002
Imola: Michelin preview

Imola: Michelin preview

Down to the wire The last round of the 2002 world superbike championship is set to be a classic. The second half of the season has seen an impressive effort by Colin Edwards (Castrol Honda-Michelin) to get back on top of the championship. A few...

Pr?sentation du Imola par Michelin

Pr?sentation du Imola par Michelin

Sprint au finish entre Edwards et Bayliss Alors que l'ecart entre Troy Bayliss (Ducati Infostrada-Michelin) et Colin Edwards (Castrol Honda-Michelin) etait monte jusqu'à 56 points à Laguna Seca et que tout semblait joue, un incroyable ...

Wed 18 Sep 2002
TSR 125cc announces new rider

TSR 125cc announces new rider

TSR to take on a German rider. TSR today announces the rider replacement from the Rio Grand Prix and remaining 4 races after parted company with an Italian rider Andrea "Ballero" BALLERINI amicably. Dario GIUSEPPETTI is to replace Andrea from...

Wed 11 Sep 2002
Michelin sommaire de Assen

Michelin sommaire de Assen

Edwards en tête du mondial avec 1 point d'avance ! Double vainqueur à Assen, Colin Edwards (Castrol Honda-Michelin) profite de la chute de Troy Bayliss (Ducati Infostrada-Michelin) en deuxième manche pour s'emparer de la tête du championnat...

Assen: Van Zon race notes

Assen: Van Zon race notes

Promising weekend for Van Zon Honda TKR ends in disappointment. After watching Chris Vermeulen qualify in pole position, the Van Zon Honda TKR team could be forgiven for expecting more than they got from Sunday's World Supersport race at Assen...

Assen: Ten Kate race report

Assen: Ten Kate race report

Two for Ten Kate Honda at home. The Ten Kate Honda world Supersport team celebrated a visit to their home track in fine style this afternoon by taking not only first, but also second place in the race. It was a thrilling race that ended in ...

Assen: Benelli Sport race report

Assen: Benelli Sport race report

Encouraging progress for Benelli Sport at Assen. Benelli Sport enjoyed a promising weekend at Assen this weekend, with Peter Goddard riding the Benelli Tornado to its best ever World Superbike championship finish. "We used the weekend to try...

Tue 10 Sep 2002
Assen: Benelli Sport Saturday summary

Assen: Benelli Sport Saturday summary

Benelli Sport struggled in qualifying today at Assen, ending the final session down in 20th. "During the final qualifying session we struggled with set up and hadn't really managed to sort out some good settings," explained Peter. "We managed to...

Assen: Ten Kate Honda Saturday qualifying notes

Assen: Ten Kate Honda Saturday qualifying notes

Ten Kate dominate qualifying. Qualifying for Sunday's World Supersport championship race was dominated by Ten Kate Hondas, with all the first three bikes on the front row coming from the Ten Kate stable. Chris Vermeulen, who rides the Ten Kate...

Assen: Benelli Sport Friday qualifying notes

Assen: Benelli Sport Friday qualifying notes

Benelli 18th fastest at Assen on Friday. Peter Goddard rode the Benelli Sport to 18th in first qualifying at Assen today. On a circuit that favours horsepower Goddard struggled to keep pace with the rest of the field. "Put simply we're not...

Assen: Ten Kate Supersport Friday notes

Assen: Ten Kate Supersport Friday notes

Ten Kate dominate front row. Four bikes on the provisional front row of the World Supersport race at Assen this weekend feature Ten Kate tuned engines. On the pole position is young Chris Vermeulen on the Van Zon Honda TKR CBR600FS, his lap...

Fri 06 Sep 2002
Assen: Michelin preview

Assen: Michelin preview

Bayliss under pressure. Four races to go and the 2002 Superbike World Championship just keeps getting better and better. Troy Bayliss (Ducati Infostrada-Michelin) still leads quite comfortably, but arch-rival Colin Edwards...

Pr?sentation du Assen par Michelin

Pr?sentation du Assen par Michelin

Bayliss et Edwards en lutte pour le titre. Alors qu'il ne reste plus que quatre courses, le Championnat du Monde Superbike 2002 se joue au finish entre Troy Bayliss (Ducati Infostrada-Michelin) et Colin Edwards (Castrol ...

Mon 02 Sep 2002
Michelin sommaire de Oschersleben

Michelin sommaire de Oschersleben

Superbe doublé de Colin Edwards Sur sa VTR 1000 SP-2 dotée depuis ce week-end de nouvelles pièces moteur, Colin Edwards (Castrol Honda-Michelin) gagne les deux courses d'Oschersleben. Il remporte ainsi sa 5ème victoire consécutive...

Sun 01 Sep 2002
Oschersleben: Michelin race summary

Oschersleben: Michelin race summary

Double for Edwards as Michelin duo battle for title. Colin Edwards (Castrol Honda - Michelin) rockets to two wins at Oschersleben in Germany to close gap to World Superbike championship leader Troy Bayliss (Ducati Infostrada - Michelin) as...

Oschersleben: Van Zon Honda TKR race report

Oschersleben: Van Zon Honda TKR race report

A promising weekend finishes in disappointment. The Van Zon Honda TKR World Supersport team left Oschersleben empty handed. It had been a promising weekend, with championship points and podium finishes looking very likely. Chris Vermeulen ...

Oschersleben: Benelli Sport race report

Oschersleben: Benelli Sport race report

Best ever WSB finish for Benelli. Benelli Sport enjoyed their best ever World Superbike Championship finish today when Peter Goddard powered the Benelli Tornado to twelfth place in race one at Oschersleben. "We found some good settings on ...

Oschersleben: Ten Kate Honda race report

Oschersleben: Ten Kate Honda race report

Foret still ahead despite crash. Fabien Foret lost the front end of his Ten Kate Honda CBR600FS on the penultimate lap of the World Supersport race in Oschersleben, Germany. He remounted to finish sixth, winning ten points and just keeping hold...

Sat 31 Aug 2002
Oschersleben: Benelli Sport Saturday summary

Oschersleben: Benelli Sport Saturday summary

Benelli Sport to start from 18th on the grid at Oschersleben. Despite making improvements to the set up of the Benelli Tornado Superbike Peter Goddard was unable to improve on his Friday qualifying. "We made several changes this morning," ...

Oschersleben: Ten Kate Honda Saturday summary

Oschersleben: Ten Kate Honda Saturday summary

Foret to start from second on the grid. Fabien Foret's run of pole positions came to an end this afternoon in Oschersleben. Katsuaki Fujiwara just beat Foret to that coveted Breil pole-winner's watch, but as Fabien has won five of them already...

Fri 30 Aug 2002
Oschersleben: Benelli Friday qualifying report

Oschersleben: Benelli Friday qualifying report

Difficult start for Benelli Sport. After a month away from racing it was back to work for Benelli Sport at the Oschersleben circuit in Germany. But it proved to be a tough return for the team to competitive racing after the August ...

Oschersleben: Ten Kate Honda Friday qualifying report

Oschersleben: Ten Kate Honda Friday qualifying report

Foret fastest again! Fabien Foret came back from the August break in fine form, going straight to the top of the time sheet in Friday's timed qualifying. The Frenchman set a stunning pace lapping on his Ten Kate Honda CBR600FS at 1minute ...

Michelin Oscherleben pr?avis

Michelin Oscherleben pr?avis

39 points d'avance pour Bayliss sur Edwards Alors que l'on aborde les six dernières courses du Championnat du Monde Superbike 2002 (Oschersleben, Assen et Imola), le leader Troy Bayliss (Ducati Infostrada-Michelin) compte 39 points d'avance sur...

Thu 29 Aug 2002
Oschersleben: Michelin preview

Oschersleben: Michelin preview

Bayliss leads Edwards by 39 points With three rounds left (Oschersleben, Assen and Imola), Troy Bayliss (Ducati Infostrada-Michelin) continues to lead the 2002 world superbike championship. Colin Edwards (Castrol Honda-Michelin) is second and ...

Fri 02 Aug 2002
Michelin endurance Suzuka eight hours preview

Michelin endurance Suzuka eight hours preview

2002 Endurance World Championship 2Suzuka Eight Hours August 2/3/4 2002 Suzuka: Eight GPs in one day! The Suzuka Eight Hours race is a unique event. Top riders describe the world's fastest endurance race as 'eight Grands Prix in one day', and...